Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

About the course

Course Overview

Many people find it helpful and empowering to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, and those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well-being.

This qualification focusses on key counselling skills to enable you to provide support wherever it is required. The course provides you with an understanding of various theoretical approaches, as well as covering the importance of a counselling relationship and helpful interaction techniques.

Who will Benefit from the Course

This course does not qualify you to practice as a counsellor, but is suitable for those who wish to increase their understanding of counselling skills and techniques in order to engage in helpful interaction appropriately. You could use this knowledge to complement an existing role, or as a basis for continued study to attain a qualification in this sector.

Learning Method

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

This Course is Available:

• Paper-based

• Paper-based learning with online assessments

What you will Learn

This course is split into four manageable units:

Unit 1 Using Counselling Skills

Unit 2 Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories

Unit 3 Diversity and Ethics in the use of Counselling Skills

Unit 4 Counselling Skills and Personal Development

Benefits

• Gain a nationally recognised qualification

• Improve your counselling skills to help you create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry

• Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study

• Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed

If you are on a low wage or unemployed and eligible to live and work in the UK then you may be eligible for funding to cover the full course costs. Please apply online and then complete and return the form below to adultskills@myerscough.ac.uk. We will be in touch to confirm whether, subject to submission of suitable evidence, you will be eligible for the course to be fully funded. https://www.myerscough.ac.uk/media/7380/aeb-eligibility-and-enrolment-form_final_1.pdf